"Weed in a Can" Drink Getting Sold in Arizona
Most of us have been drunk, but have you ever been "Drank"?
Drank, a new beverage sold in Valley stores, is a concoction of herbal supplements that is said to cause a sensation similar to the high we get from marijuana. It's been described by users as "weed in a can."
Says Brandon Rycombel, a Phoenix store owner who sells the beverage, "I think a lot of people use that for stress relief. That's what we use it for."
The grape-flavored beverage is chock full of melatonin, valerian root, and rose hips, so don't get too excited. There isn't actually weed in it, and Rycombel says it's an alternative to marijuana, not a substitute.
"This isn't going to get you into any trouble," says Rycombel. "You can buy it in the store. It's legal."
"Drank" comes with a warning label that says: ""This product may cause drowsiness. Not recommended more than 2 servings within a 24-hour period."
Toxicologists say pregnant or nursing women, children, and people taking medications should talk to a doctor before having the ingredient Valerian.
Might be better to just smoke weed.